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2016 Michel Brück #197 Cedar EIRW DT

Original price was: $16,995.00.Current price is: $14,995.00.

Light colored Cedar – Rodgers – Hiscox case – Double Top – excellent workmanship, voice, power and play

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2016 Michel Brück #197 Cedar EIRW DT

Model2016 Michel Brück #197 Cedar EIRW DT
ConditionPre-Owned – Excellent – see below for comments
Scale650 mm
FinishFrench Polish with shellac
TunersRodgers – Black Ovals  – gorgeous
CaseHiscox Lite Flite Professional HSC

Tone Woods

TopSelect Master Grade Western Red Cedar – German Double Top
Sides/BackEast Indian Rosewood – unusual in that it looks more like CSA
NeckSpanish Cedar
BridgeIndian RW w/12 hole tie block
Head PlateIndian RW
FingerboardEbony – elevated fingerboard
BindingsVarious Woods


Nut Width53mm
String Spacing44mm, 51mm, 58mm (nut, 12th, saddle)
Upper Bout Width11″
Waist Width9 1/4″
Lower Bout Width14 3/8″
Body Depths3 11/16″ upper bout & 3 15/16″ lower bout
Body Length19 3/8″
Total Length39″
Weight2lbs. & 14 oz.
Action3.8mm & 3mm low E to high E
CITESEligible – $200 fee to process – please read link to left

2016 Michel Brück #197 Cedar EIRW DT


The guitar has just arrived.  A magnificent example of German Double Top construction. There is no doubt, this is a magnificent guitar.  I found her voice very pleasing, mellowed already, but with extraordinary power and a singing voice to match.  I could feel her activity just holding and talking around the guitar.  She’s vibrating in my hands!  Scary, in a most good way.

There are a few very slight nail marks on the top, in and around the rosette.  Thumb side and i-m-a side as well.  Nothing of consequence and tough to see from a foot away.  The back and sides are in very nice shape.



Listening with high quality headphones or audio equipment is highly recommended including EQ manipulation, if possible. We record everything flat with just a touch of Reverb to relieve dryness. My goal is to record the guitar as realistically as is possible. I speak in the recordings, my thoughts about the guitar (and possibly other things?).  My speaking also serves to give you my first impressions and to also give you a balance of the engineering (or lack thereof) versus the sound of the guitar.  I simply do not have time to engineer much of anything.  Thanks. Rich

MP3 Audio – 190528-2016 Michel Brück #197 Cedar EIRW DT – clearly a superior guitar in every way.  Michel is incredible and so is this guitar.


My Solo Book of sheet music is available here if you’re interested.

Richard F. Sayage – Solo Guitar Works Volume 1






Premium HSC is included in your purchase price.

Insured USPS Express Shipping is included to the 50 US

Anywhere else is subject to the most recent quote from USPS

Please write to me for a detailed quote for International Shipping.

Very Important:  International Clients, including Canada…Please note that we will NOT accept PayPal or any CC as payment.  All transactions must be finalized with Bank Wire Transfers for any amount over $1000 USD. Please see our discussion found here and scroll down to Customs – Duty and International Shipping .  Thank you!

Packaging is professionally done within its hard-shell case.

It is always preferred that you come to the Studio to play it and pick it up. -Rich


This classical guitar carries No Warranty from the luthier as she is pre-owned

Please read my Return Policy

Please inquire using email or phone (Contact Me)

Email me directly if you need more info: savageclassical at outlook dot com


Additional information

Weight22 lbs
Dimensions45 × 18 × 8 in

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